Posts Tagged: learning

Sleep to help you remember

Sleep is somewhat like the miracle that’s hidden in plain sight. The more we delve into it, the more essential we find it. Sleep weaves its way into our waking lives in many subtle ways. How well we sleep can be affected by what we eat and lost sleep can shorten your life. Some people… Read more »

Eat less, know more

You’ve probably never heard of ghrelin, but it’s a hormone produced by your stomach lining when your stomach is empty. Ghrelin tells your brain that you are hungry. It also seems to help you learn and remember. When you are hungry, you need to focus your entire system on finding food in the environment Next… Read more »

Shut your eyes, boost your memory

Brain exercises and study binges are being given the boot in favour of closing your eyes and relaxing when it comes to allowing information to really take root in your mind. It seems that when encountering information for the first time, the brain begins to form memories, but there are further neural processes that have… Read more »